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Port of Kansas City terminal is reopening to barge traffic

The Port Authority of Kansas City said it is partnering with Kaw Valley Companies of Kansas City, Kan., to operate the Woodswether Terminal at 1724 Market St. in the West Bottoms. The goal is for barge traffic to begin using the terminal before the end of this year’s shipping season in early December.

Oklahoma Joe’s founders cutting final business ties

Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que’s founders have operated separate operations in Kansas and Oklahoma. Now they are cutting those ties. The Kansas operations have been transitioning to Joe’s Kansas City and the owners plan a new concept with the owners of Leawood’s Rye restaurant. The Oklahoma operations will expand with three more restaurants planned for 2015, one in Tulsa and two in Washington, D.C.

Oklahoma Joe’s founders cutting final business ties

Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que’s founders have operated separate operations in Kansas and Oklahoma. Now they are cutting those ties. The Kansas operations have been transitioning to Joe’s Kansas City and the owners plan a new concept with the owners of Leawood’s Rye restaurant. The Oklahoma operations will expand with three more restaurants planned for 2015, one in Tulsa and two in Washington, D.C.

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Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Tech Q&A: Fixing a PC despite a blank screen

Q: The screen has turned black on my wife's all-in-one PC, a desktop model on which the screen and computer are single unit. Only the cursor arrow is visible on the screen of her HP Omni model 120. What can we do?

Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Tech Q&A: Fixing a PC despite a blank screen

Q: The screen has turned black on my wife's all-in-one PC, a desktop model on which the screen and computer are single unit. Only the cursor arrow is visible on the screen of her HP Omni model 120. What can we do?

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Getting the capital you need: key questions and answers

Lacking sufficient capital to grow is the main constraint for most small and middle market companies. To reach the next level of success, capital is the fuel that drives the company’s growth engine. Without it, reaching that next level is almost impossible.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles.

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U.S. ambassador to receive MRIGlobal award

Robert Mikulak will be presented the MRIGlobal Board of Directors and Trustees 2014 Citation Award during MRIGlobal’s annual dinner Oct. 14 at the Westin Crown Center hotel in Kansas City. The citation is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies leadership in science, business, academia or the humanities.